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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
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  • free software download on the toolkit
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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 4th
Anticipating a “new era” of applications and services for connected cockpits and cabins, Rockwell Collins is positioning itself to profit from this trend. read more
August 4th
After a hiatus of 38 years, Hawaiian Airlines is reentering cargo service. read more
August 4th
The Republic of Congo wants to develop a safe, reliable and competitive aviation sector. This is no easy task. read more
August 3rd
Global Jet Services now offers FAA-accepted maintenance training for Embraer’s Phenom 300 aircraft. The two-week initial-level maintenance training course covers aircraft systems, theory, operation, inspection and servicing. Global Jet Services offe...
August 3rd
Farsound Aviation has been approved as a supplier by engine maker Pratt & Whitney. The approval allows Farsound to distribute parts for a range of engine platforms, it said. 
August 3rd
  Textron Aviation delivered 36 new Citation jets and 30 King Air turboprops during the second quarter of this year, compared to 36 Citations and 34 King Airs during the same time a year ago.  Customer deliveries of the new Citation Latitude b...
From FlightGlobal
August 3rd
​Social media specialist Facebook has unveiled the completed prototype of a solar-powered unmanned aircraft designed to fly above 60,000ft for more than three months.
August 3rd
After 51 years of service with the US Marine Corps, the Boeing-Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight flew for the last time 1 August at a retirement ceremony in Chantilly, Virginia.
August 3rd
​US Air Force Special Operations Command has received its first AC-130J Ghostrider gunship ahead of operational testing that it due to start later this year.
August 3rd
​The British Army Air Corps (AAC) retired its six remaining AgustaWestland Lynx AH7 battlefield reconnaissance helicopters on 31 July, making way for its AgustaWestland Wildcat AW159 replacement.
August 3rd
​A fatal crash of a Mil Mi-28 attack helicopter has led to the Russian ministry of defence grounding the fleet, local reports have claimed.
August 3rd
Fractional ownership company NetJets has firmed up the delivery schedule for its Cessna Citation Latitude business jets, with the first of the midsize type set to enter its operation in July 2016.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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